Sasol to delay $8.1bn US investment

2015-01-28 18:42

Sasol says it will delay its $8.1bn investment in an ethane cracker in the US state of Louisiana, in response to low global oil prices.

Farmer in pollution dispute with Sasol

2014-12-14 16:00

Sasol has denied claims by a stock farmer in Secunda that polluted water had led to the death of 60 cattle.

Hackers hit Sasol's website

2014-12-03 16:36

Pro-Palestine hacker group Hazmah Uygun posted a message on’s homepage on Tuesday night with a message saying “The Sahara Is Moroccan”.

Microbes to munch Sasol sludge

2014-11-27 06:00

Oil and chemical giant Sasol is looking to use microbes to turn thousands of tonnes of waste sludge into compost.

Capital flight dwarfs corruption - SACP

2014-10-29 19:57

Capital flight is a bigger impediment to radical economic transformation than corruption, says SA Communist Party deputy general secretary Jeremy Cronin.

Richards Bay coal terminal to stop issuing data

2014-10-23 14:30

Richards Bay Coal Terminal has decided to not release operational updates detailing shipments of coal, because it is competitive information, the company CEO says.

Sasol appoints CFO

2014-09-29 18:31

Bongani Nqwababa has been appointed chief financial officer and executive director of Sasol, the company has announced.

Sasol 'profits from pollution' - Earthlife

2014-09-12 06:33

Environmental NGO Earthlife Africa has criticised Sasol’s recent profit report calling it ‘profits from pollution’.


Sasol posts strong results

2014-09-09 13:57

Sasol has reported a 14% jump in full-year earnings, supported by a weaker rand and progressive chemical prices, says chief financial officer Paul Victor.

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Davies wants ArcelorMittal, Sasol to cut prices

2014-09-03 19:03

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says the country will put pressure on ArcelorMittal SA and Sasol to reduce prices.

Zuma: South Africa is open for business

2014-08-04 21:04

South Africa is a profitable place to invest, including the tourism and energy sectors, President Jacob Zuma has told a US Chamber of Commerce forum.

Italian giant enters SA exploration deal

2014-06-10 11:46

An Italian oil and gas group has agreed to buy an interest in an exploration permit granting rights to explore off South Africa's east coast.

Don't panic over petroleum dispute - union

2014-06-06 20:21

Petroleum sector trade unions have declared a pay dispute with employers, but there is not need for panic yet, says Solidarity.

Sasol a major polluter - report

2014-06-01 10:51

Energy and chemical producing company, Sasol emits far more greenhouse gases than any of the top 100 companies listed on the JSE, according to a report.

Durban: Sasol plans deep sea oil exploration

2014-03-28 09:35

Sasol Petroleum, as part of their continued search for oil and gas will set sail on a seismic survey of the coast off KwaZulu-Natal.

Company pollutes Kruger rivers

2014-03-14 13:28

A river in the Kruger National Park has been polluted after a Bosveld Phosphates's plant spilled contaminated water into various rivers that directly run into the park.

Weak rand boosts Sasol earnings

2014-03-10 10:14

Sasol says its first-half growth in headline earnings was helped by a weaker rand and higher chemical prices.

Sasol appoints new VP: International Operations

2013-12-05 14:08

Sasol has announced the appointment of Stephen Cornell as its new executive vice president: International Operations.

Sasol plans gas pipeline in Mozambique

2013-11-25 08:37

Petrochemicals giant Sasol plans to expand a Mozambique processing facility and gas pipeline, as it taps into a growing destination for hydrocarbon investments in Africa.

Sasol to explore SA coast for oil amid objection

2013-11-14 12:07

Sasol has announced that it will start to explore the East Coast of South Africa for oil and gas for the next three years amid opposition from Dolphin Action and Protection Group.


Sasol and General Electric have jointly developed new water technology that will clean waste water, while also providing biogas as a by-product for power generation.

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Sasol executive resigns to join Nampak

2013-10-14 15:18

Sasol says its senior group executive in the global chemicals department has resigned, with effect from the end of November.

Sasol chair steps down

2013-09-09 11:24

Sasol has announced that its chairperson will step down after serving seven years on the board of directors - two as a non-executive director and five as the chairperson.

Sasol disposes of Iranian unit

2013-08-19 10:13

Petrochemicals group Sasol says it has disposed of its Iranian joint-venture Arya Sasol Polymer for an undisclosed sum.


Sasha Naryshkine’s expert insights on oil, Sasol, gold and Africa

2015-01-13 15:15

Top South African market commentator Sasha Naryshkine joined Alec Hogg and Gugulethu Mfuphi and the team got into the highly-debated oil price.

Sasol gets $4bn credit facility

2014-12-23 07:58

Sasol has obtained a $4bn credit facility for its world-scale ethane cracker and derivatives complex in Louisiana, US.

Uncertainty on JSE continues

2014-12-12 14:28

The uncertainty on the JSE has continued, with financial shares being the biggest losers this time.

JSE slides as Sasol hit by oil price

2014-11-28 18:19

South African stocks have edged lower, with Sasol tumbling after oil hit a four-year low.

Sasol Nigeria plant edging to full production

2014-11-06 17:46

Petrochemicals group Sasol expects full production at a gas-to-liquids plant in Nigeria it is developing with Chevron by mid-2015.

Sasol to build $8.1bn US ethane cracker

2014-10-27 19:21

Sasol says it will build an $8.1bn plant in the US state of Louisiana to convert natural gas into plastics ingredient ethylene.

23 injured at Sasol fire in Mpumalanga

2014-10-08 11:40

More than 20 people have been injured when a fire broke out at Sasol's Secunda plant in Mpumalanga, the company says.

2014 SA Solar Challenge hits highways

2014-09-29 10:11

The 2014 Sasol Solar Challenge was launched on Saturday in Pretoria but teams had to go through strict scrutineering before heading off on the potentially 6000km fun-in-the-sun run.

AngloGold UK listing to split global, SA units

2014-09-10 10:43

AngloGold Ashanti is restructuring its mining and exploration operations outside South Africa under a new UK-based company.

Weak rand boosts Sasol earnings

2014-09-08 09:20

Sasol has reported a 14% rise in full-year earnings, boosted by higher chemical prices and a softer rand, but the result fell short of analysts' expectations.

SA solar challenge: UJ’s racer unveiled

2014-08-07 09:34

The University of Johannesburg’s Solar Team has unveiled its new solar-powered vehicle, the Ilanga II, ahead of the 2014 Solar Challenge in Pretoria. The solar-powered racer has a top speed of 130km/h!

78 000 jobs a year for Mpuma, says Mabuza

2014-06-27 15:01

Mpumalanga aims to create 78 000 jobs a year and wants to accelerate projects with firms such as Sasol, BHP Billiton, Eskom and SAB, says Premier David Mabuza.

Petroleum unions declare dispute

2014-06-07 09:13

Petroleum sector trade unions have declared a pay dispute with employers, Solidarity says, but there is "no panic stations" yet.

Sasol smacked for excessive pricing

2014-06-05 11:25

The competition authorities has slapped Sasol with a fine of more than R500m for charging domestic customers excessive prices for chemicals between 2004 and 2007.

Sasol Inzalo pays dividend

2014-04-30 17:15

Sasol Inzalo has announced that shareholders would receive a dividend of R2 per share.

Change in Sasol pricing on the cards

2014-03-24 17:06

The expiry of an agreement between SA and Sasol concerning the Mozambican gas pipeline will require Sasol Gas to shift to a non-discriminatory pricing regime.

Sasol keen for SA shale gas action

2014-03-11 05:30

Sasol CEO David Constable says the group is excited about the technologies it can bring to the table once the country's fracking industry gets off the ground.

New Sasol plant creates 1000 jobs

2014-01-15 07:56

Petrochemicals giant Sasol has launched a R1.9bn ethylene purification plant in Sasolburg, which has created 1 000 jobs and will boost SA's plastic sector.

Sasol: Crude oil soon from Mozambique

2013-11-28 21:09

Sasol says Mozambique's first commercial production and sale of crude oil will begin from a small but profitable inland oil field at Inhassoro.

Sasol brings SA cleaner fuel

2013-11-20 18:36

Sasol has launched its turbodieselTM ULS 10ppm, which complies with international standards for sulphur and cetane.

Sasol, GE unveil joint water technology plant

2013-11-06 15:06

Sasol and US firm General Electric have developed a new water technology plant that will clean water and supply biogas as a byproduct for power generation.

Greed hampers easy economic gains for SA

2013-09-15 18:36

Greed, self-interest and lack of political will are costing South Africa easy gains when it comes to boosting the economy and creating jobs, say industry players.

Sasol earnings up 25% on weak rand

2013-09-09 08:43

Petrochemicals company Sasol has reported a 25% increase in full-year earnings, boosted by higher synthetic fuel production and a weaker rand.

Sasol axes dodgy BEE partner – report

2013-08-04 15:00

Petrochemical giant Sasol has reportedly pulled the plug on a shady empowerment deal with union boss Simon Mofokeng and his wife involving contracts worth over R300m.

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